Covid-19 ‘green’ passes will come into force in Georgia starting December 1, obliging the public to present proof of vaccination, testing or recovery from Covid-19 when entering certain establishments.
‘Green status’ will be given to the following groups:
- Fully vaccinated individuals
- Those who have recovered from coronavirus
- Those with negative PCR test certificates conducted within the last 72 hours
- People with negative rapid test results conducted within the last 24 hours
Those with COVID-19 passes will be allowed to enter various types of institutions, such as:
- Food facilities: cafes, restaurants, bars (both open and closed spaces)
- Opera house
- Concert halls
- Entertainment centres
- Casinos, the gambling business facilities
- Spa centres
- Mountain resorts
The ‘green passport’ requirement will apply to citizens over the age of 18, as well as to tourists
Regulation on wearing Face Masks
Face masks must be worn in all enclosed public spaces, including taxis and public transportation.
Fines for Non-Compliance:
Individual violators of face mask rules are subject to a 20 GEL (about 6.50 USD) fine for the first offense and 40 GEL (about 12.80 USD) for repeat offenses. Some exceptions apply for children under 6, people with disabilities, or who have health problems that prevent them from wearing a face covering.